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Fleetwood RV Introduces New Quad Slide Floor Plan for 2015 Discovery

Decatur, Indiana-based Fleetwood RV has introduced a new floor plan for its premium Class A diesel pusher model, the Discovery. The 37R quad slide floor plan packs on abundant power with the Freightliner Power Bridge Chassis and a Cummins ISL … Continue reading

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Younger Campers Drive Sales as RV shipments Continue to Rise

It was the best April for RV shipments in seven years, according to figures recently released by the Reston, Virginia-based Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA). Manufacturer shipments of all RVs tracked by RVIA were measured at 33,774 units in April … Continue reading

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Spartan Chassis Introduces Passive Steer Tag Axle

Charlotte, Michigan-based Spartan Chassis, Inc., a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc., has introduced its new Passive Steer Tag Axle for the Recreational Vehicle industry. This purpose-built Passive Steer Tag Axle produces a 7 percent reduction in curb-to-curb turning radius. “Spartan’s Passive … Continue reading

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RV Industry Projected To Grow For 6th Consecutive Year

The RV industry’s shipments will total 349,400 units in 2014, an 8.8 percent increase above the 2013 total of 321,127, according to RV industry analyst Dr. Richard Curtin. Releasing the forecast at the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) joint-committee luncheon … Continue reading

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Winnebago Introduces Grand Tour and Ellipse Ultra

In a recent post on Vogel Talks RVing, I detailed the re-introduction of the Winnebago Brave, the much loved classic that that made America fall in love with motorhomes. Also the Winnebago Grand Tour and the Itasca Ellipse Ultra diesel … Continue reading

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May 2014 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced seven recall notices involving seven recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Winnebago Industries, Spartan, Forest River, Jayco, Triple E Recreational Vehicles, Open Range RV, and Grand Design RV. Winnebago Industries, Inc. Winnebago Industries, Inc. (Winnebago) … Continue reading

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Caravan Club Announces 2014 Motor Caravan Design & Drive Award Winners

The 2014 Caravan Club Motor Caravan Design and Drive Awards saw the Lunar Landstar RL scoop the overall winner award of this highly regarded motor caravan competition, winning the class for van conversions from £40,000 to £50,000 ($67,300 to $84,150) … Continue reading

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A Legend Re-Imaged

The ’Brow is Back It was Winnebago who ignited the motorhome craze of the late ’60s. There was just no mistaking a Winnebago motorhome. Just about everyone recognizes the shape of that classic Winnebago motorhome, from the iconic “eyebrows” over the … Continue reading

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Thor Motor Coach Introduces Bunkhouse Motorhomes in 7 Lines

Elkhart, Indiana-based Thor Motor Coach offers a bunkhouse model in seven of its motorhomes, including the Palazzo Diesel Pusher, Miramar, Windsport, Hurricane, and ACE Class A motorhomes, in addition to Chateau and Four Winds brands of Class C motorhomes. These … Continue reading

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Fleetwood Introduces 35E Floor Plan to 2015 Excursion Diesel Pusher Line

Decatur, Indiana-based Fleetwood RV Inc. introduces a new floor plan for its compact Class A diesel pusher, the Excursion. The 35E floor plan features a contemporary design along with a flexible layout that allows RVers to include the whole family on … Continue reading

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